This Week was a BBC One current affairs and politics TV programme, screened late on Thursday evenings. It was hosted by former Sunday Times editor Andrew Neil, with a panel of two commentators, one each from the right and left of the political spectrum.
So, what is going on in the USA?The Number of infections rises
The Situation has become really bad, at the end of March, but in may the cases were on the decline, and most States had begun the loosening of restrictions in place to prevent the spread of The Virus .
The Number of new cases rarely fell below 20 000, though, because some States brought their outbreaks under control, others were just starting to see flare-ups.
The North-East was by Far the worst affected region, with over a quarter of all U.S. cases and More Than a third of all US deaths in The States of New York and New Jersey . But in The Last few weeks, the region has brought to his outbursts under control.
There is no discussion of whether cases rise again, but it is over why.
President Donald Trump blames it on increased testing, thinks he is "testing is overrated", because "in many ways, it makes us look bad. "
The US, more tests than in any other Country - About 25 million, has carried-So Far - so that goes to explain somehow, why it has the highest number of cases in The World , although international comparisons are difficult, for A Number of reasons.
But there are many indications of the recent increase in infections is More Than just a higher number of people tested.The increase in cases not just down to more Tests
Twice last week, Arizona saw more new cases on its own, as the nine-state North-East region and this is not only to increased testing.
This is clear, if you look at the rate of coronavirus-tests positive again.
at The Moment , is the positive case rate is recommended to be The Level of The World health organization, the countries on or below the for 14 days before the easing of restrictions on freedom of movement.
The Number of people hospitalized also grew in A Number of these States, including Texas, where some of the re-opened bars and restaurants are now closing their doors because of fears of a new wave of cases.
in the face of rising case numbers and an economy that urgently needs to Get Going again, many officials are looking to help to face masks to slow the spread of The Virus . California, North Carolina and in several U.S. cities mandated or encouraged their use in The Last week.
she reached back in may, when the outbreaks in the North East were The Most intense, with the state of New York alone, the registration of around 1,000 per day. This Week , the figure is About 40 on the day.
However, The Number of deaths is a metric that was behind the cases, and inpatient treatments, because it can take several weeks for those who are the worst affected die of the disease. This means that the effects of the current spikes are not seen in the cases, for a couple of weeks at least.
When we see how The Number of deaths steadily upwards, it will probably be to introduce some of the pressure on the governors, restrictions, but Dr. Fauci does not think that will happen.
"I don't think we're talking About lockdown, let's go back," He Said last week. "I think we're going to talk About it, try to have a better control over these areas of the Country , which seem to be a rise in cases. "